The Earth Laughs In Flowers

“The earth laughs in flowers” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. Having waited for Spring  for so long , glad to see, it is here now.The rains had washed the earth of it’s winter slumber and suddenly the earth smiles once again. If you like me enjoy flowers, walk along ,to see the treasures I find each…

Sunset In Spring

All day the sun played hide and seek in between rain showers, then just before she set on the West she flashed her most beautiful smile across the lake….to treasure ! The joy of the moment , I will carry it to sleep tonight !

Firewood for Next Winter

 The snow had melted, Mother Nature was still playing hide and seek with her blow hot blow cold mood swings. Official Spring has begun  a few days ago, the wind was still blowing cold, determined to step out, just to feel the fresh air, I took our pet out for a walk. Two weeks ago…

Irish I am not, but very green I am.

Did we not just turn the corner and get into March, like what, a day ago ? The receptionist at the front desk in the physician’s office broke my momentary reverie……. “Ma’m, here is the form that needs to be filled”…..little did I realize I was staring at her beautifully painted St. Patty’s Day Nail…

An Animal That Predicts the Weather?

“Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? On February 2nd, we won’t rely on our local meteorologist for the forecast. Instead we’ll wait for the prediction from a groundhog. The tradition of Groundhog Day began in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in 1887 but its origins date back to an early Christian tradition in Europe called…

Stop and smell the roses, won’t you ?

However, busy the day gets always stop to smell the roses ! Oh, I love this quick lunch hour breaks when you are running errands, yet the beauty of these roses stops you dead in your tracks, making you wistfully think…..Oh, life goes on irrespective, but always, always stop for those that speak directly to…

Summer Sunsets

This evening parked in front of the store, I saw the golden fingers of the sun rays lighting up the space , casting golden orbs all around.Spell bound, I gazed at the beauty of it all, each day the Almighty colors the Universe for us, never once the same ….. Heading back home, I passed…

Postcards from the Sidewalk – Series 1

“The sidewalk is filled with postcards from the Almighty, if you only take the time to stop and admire” wrote the author, and I have decided to use that as the title for the series of pictures, I will post all through the Summer season when we can still go for long walks and enjoy…

Do you ever dream in pictures ?

There are places in Nature that your soul recognizes instantly and feels at home with, have you ever felt that way ? A kind of peace descends on you when you walk through some spaces, I believe that is where angels reside unseen. Having recently moved into a new neighborhood ,was curious to explore the surroundings…

Stolen moments are the sweetest !

It had rained a lot the past two days, the kind of rain, you like to soak in and pretend like you forgot the umbrella, the kind of rain that makes you want to dance outdoors in the open, when the earth feels fresh, everything is green around you,every blade of grass holds on to…

Love at first sniff !

It all started at a potluck party during the holidays, mine was a sweet dish made of saffron and milk, hardly had she taken her first bite, the lady sitting across me said, “Delicious! Did you make  it ?”to which, I nodded happily. She wanted to know what went into making the dish and I…

Soul Food

    This morning, I saw a beautiful message from a friend and shared it on my FB wall, it said, “May you rise up today, with the full assurance that God has your back….” something about those lines and the lines that followed was deeply comforting. I let it sink in for a bit…